Shares of oil and gas stocks have rallied significantly since the beginning of the year. The FTSE ST Oil and Gas index that consists of Singapore-listed oil and gas companies, have climbed to a high of 407.3 points on 6 March 2017 since opening at 333.74 points on 2 January 2017.
Cleaning up is messy business. Truth be told, not many of us like to clean up after ourselves. So if left alone, the clean streets we walk by every day would probably be littered and dirtied.
Before you start judging just base on reading the article’s title, let us remind ourselves that as investors, biases of exclusion in the investing sphere only limits our options to potentially high-yielding stocks.
Since time immemorial, history has shown that technology has been the engine to the prosperity of human civilisation.
Headquartered in Singapore, Best World International (Best World) is a direct selling company which engages in the development and marketing of products with focus on premium quality skincare, personal care, nutrition and wellness products.
Scicom (MSC) (Scicom) was first incorporated in 1997 as a pure play contact center. It subsequently listed on the mainboard of Bursa Malaysia in 2005 and as of today, the company has diversified its business to provide an integrated suite of solutions in customer lifecycle management, education solutions, e-Commerce solutions and e-Government solutions.
With the firming oil prices, China’s biggest offshore oil and gas producer Cnooc Ltd (0883.HK) plans to raise capital spending for the first time (according to Bloomberg) since crude began its crash in 2014, by up to 39 percent (according to the Financial Times).
The sky is the limit. The airline industry has long been touted as a death trap for value investors in spite of all the hype, until the Oracle of Omaha himself emerged, only to prophesize about his positive vision for the US airline industry’s future a while ago in 2016.
Established in 1973, Bonia Corporation (Bonia) has a rich corporate history of over 40 years. Today, the company has grown into an international luxury fashion retailer, listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia with a market capitalisation of RM463.7 million.
In the last fortnight, global equities mostly traded sideways during the final days of 2016. Trading volumes were relatively thin in the absence of any market-moving news as investors seemed somewhat reluctant to make any significant moves over the Christmas holiday and ahead of another long weekend for the New Year.